A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Datca in Turkey. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 27.583 East, latitude 36.8549 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009ys1. Unique identifier: us20009ys1. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 01:38:50 / July 21, 2017 @ 1:38 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 03:38:50 / 3:38 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (46 miles) from Ródos (c. 56 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Muğla (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Milas (c. 43 200 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Bodrum (c. 39 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Marmaris (c. 33 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Didim (c. 26 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Çine (c. 21 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Greece (c. 11 000 000 pop), Turkey (c. 77 804 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Çine, Archángelos, Afántou (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km NW of Datca, Turkey. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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